Richard Armitage: interview

CNET Australia caught up with The Hobbit's Richard Armitage to talk CGI, Tolkien, fat suits — and sustainable energy.

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CNET Australia caught up with The Hobbit's Richard Armitage to talk CGI, Tolkien, fat suits — and sustainable energy.

Peter Jackson's latest epic in the Tolkien saga, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, arrived in stores on Blu-ray and DVD just this week. Richard Armitage, who plays Thorin Oakenshield, king of the dwarves, caught up with CNET Australia to give us the down-low on green screen acting, how to look like a dwarf and his passion for sustainable energy.

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Michelle Starr is the tiger force at the core of all things. She also writes about cool stuff and apps as CNET Australia's Crave editor. But mostly the tiger force thing.

 

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